Cecil Papers: August 1598

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Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House: Volume 14, Addenda. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1923.

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August 1598

Lord Burghley.
1598, Aug. 4. "Last farewell and hearty recommendations" of Lord Burghley: verses by J. Ramsey.
1 p. (144. 248.)
[1598, Aug. 4.] Epitaph on Lord Burghley by R.D.
Latin. 1 p. (144. 253.)
Latin Verses [on the death of Lord Burghley ?]
[1598 ?] [Aug. 4 ?] Begins—"Senator patriae quo non prudentior ullus;" ends—"Nam regnum infoelix quod tali orbatur alumno." ½ p. (140. 85.)
Sir Henry Lee (fn. 1) to Sir Robert Cecil.
[1598 ?] Aug. 19. This gentleman, Mr. Bennet Wyllson, a man well known to me, and well able to live, coming towards me yesterday at Wynselowe 5 miles short of my house, one Thomas Allyne told him sundry bad and untrue reports, as he heard, both of her sacred Majesty, and other, and for that these strange accidents have set the minds and tongues too much at liberty of many, sundry being very quick of belief upon such rumours, I have entreated him to wait upon you himself, that you may the better know the speeches and persons, and further determine at your pleasure. If I hear not from you the sooner, I will cause these persons to be examined myself, being now ready to repair to the Court.—From Quaryngton, 19 August.
Endorsed: Sir Henry Lee.
½ p. (81. 48.)
Earl of Essex to the Queen.
1598 [Aug. 26.] Another copy of his letter printed in part viii of this calendar, p. 318.
pp. (67. 39.)
Richard Ramsden, clerk, to Sir Robert Cecil.
[After Aug. 1598.] Son of the late Archdeacon of York, chaplain to Lord Burghley and instructor of his children. Prays to be entertained as one of Cecil's chaplains, or for other preferment.—Undated.
½ p. (1411.)


  • 1. Sir Henry Lee was at Quarrington in May and Oct. of 1598, C.P. viii., 158, 403; and at Court in Aug. 1598, S.P. Dom. Cal. Eliz. under date.